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Tehran, Lipstick and Loopholes

Tehran, Lipstick and Loopholes

Author(s): Nahal Tajadod

Location(s): Iran

Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs

Era(s): Contemporary

A wry and humorous account of Nahal Tajadod’s quest to get her Iranian passport renewed. She embarks on a bizarre and circuitous journey, meeting a colourful cast of characters along the way: two photographers who specialise in Islamic portraits, a forensic surgeon who trades in human organs and a grandmother who offers a live chicken to an implacable official.

TEHRAN, LIPSTICK AND LOOPHOLES is a fascinating look at the constraints and contradictions of contemporary life in Tehran from the author’s unique standpoint of being both a native of Iran and a foreigner.

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